Peter M.S. Hacker is Emeritus Fellow at St John’s College, Oxford, where he was a Tutorial Fellow in philosophy from 1966 to 2006.
Professor Hacker has held visiting chairs in North America, and both British Academy and Leverhulme Senior Research Fellowships. He held a part-time chair at the University of Kent from 2013 to 2016.
Peter Hacker is the author of nineteen books and over a hundred and fifty papers. His main interests lie in the philosophy of Wittgenstein, the history of analytic philosophy, philosophy of mind, and philosophy and cognitive neuroscience.
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